General information about the first-generation Nissan Maxima in the US. What was the Datsun 810 became the luxury leader Maxima in the US in 1981.
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retired wrote:On my 83 sedan it is located behind the side panel just in front of the passenger door. Both the door lock and window breakers were there on mine. At the moment the windows won out, I used the door lock breaker to get the windows back up. It appeared to be the same. Black cylinder shape with the following markings:
I got out the 1981 Diesel Supplement & 1982 FSM, and it's true:
- 1981 uses a fusible link for the PDL and a rectangular CB for the PW;
- 1982 has identical round CBs for both PDL & PW.
I think the PW CB also protects the power sunroof.
It looks as if the actual harness connector is the same in both years.
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